How to make your character early in Saints Row

Saints Row, the latest entry and reboot of the eponymous franchise, launches on August 23, 2022. However, players can create their character (known as the Boss) early so they can dive right into the over-the-top action. when the game comes out

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Saints Row is a franchise known for the depth of its character creation and customization. As a result, the developers of Volition released the Boss Factory demo that allows players to fully create their boss before the game crashes. This way, players can immediately import their character and jump into the game without wasting any time.

Creating your Saints Row character through the Boss Factory

The Boss Factory interface for Saints Row (Image via Plaion)
The Boss Factory interface for Saints Row (Image via Plaion)

Fortunately for the Saints Row faithful, the Boss Factory demo is available to players on all platforms the game will be released on. This includes PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, and PS5. In addition to allowing players to create and save their creations, the demo also features a community access segment where players can share their bosses online for other players to view and download. Players won’t even need the Saints Row base game to enjoy Boss Factory, and can create characters to their heart’s content without having to play the main game when it launches.

Download Boss Factory on PC and Consoles

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  1. For PC users, Boss Factory will need to be downloaded through the Epic Games Store. If players are not familiar with the service, they can download the client at by clicking “Download” at the top right of the page. It is also possible to create an account through this page or directly through the Epic Games launcher if necessary. Once players have downloaded the launcher from the Epic Games store, all they need to do is search for Boss Factory in the store and click the “Download” button. Once the demo is ready, simply select it from the library tab.
  2. Playstation and Xbox users can download the demo directly from their digital store. This can be achieved by navigating to the Playstation or Xbox stores and searching for the demo via the demo category in the store or by searching for it. Once the download is complete, players can directly access the Boss Factory from the main dashboard of their console.

For PC gamers, it’s important to note that you’ll need to make sure your machine meets the demo system requirements before you can enjoy Boss Factory. According to Volition, the minimum recommendation is a 64-bit Windows 10 operating system, the ability to run DirectX 11, and an Intel Core i3-3240/AMD Ryzen 3 1200.

Additionally, gamers are recommended to have approximately 8,192 GB of RAM and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970/AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card. Lastly, gamers will want at least 4 GB of virtual RAM (VRAM) for their graphics card, regardless of the make or model. 5 GB of disk space is also required to install and run the demo.

Edited by Siddharth Satish

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